Foreign firms eye new Myanmar telecoms licence despite inexperienced partners

Jan 25 Seven foreign firms are interested in bidding for Myanmar’s fourth telecoms license, a government official said on Monday, as the prospects of one of the region’s least connected nations outweigh the challenges of a partnership involving obscure local firms with scant industry experience. Chit Wai, deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Communications […]

Seventeen Myanmar Firms Seek Myanmar Mobile Deal

YANGON (Reuters) – Seventeen local firms have applied to join a consortium that would operate Myanmar’s fourth mobile phone network, a Ministry of Communication and Information Technology official said yesterday. Chit Wai, a deputy permanent secretary at the ministry, said only companies which have operated for at least three months and have at least 3 […]